The Mecklenburg Declaration

Whether history or hoax, it reflects spirit of Mecklenburg in 1775, when people were ready to fight for freedom

Mention the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence and listeners split into two camps: Believers: They point to ample evidence – including statements from participants – that 27 freedom-loving men met in Charlotte on May 20, 1775… Read more.

Ed Williams
Charlotte Observer
May 20, 2008